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Grants 101: Assessing & Winning Funding

Grants 101: Assessing & Winning Funding

With Federal Funding being released over the next 5 years (2022-2027) through federal and state grants, now is the time for Tribal leaders and staff to have a strong understanding of the grant system, how to assess grants, and how to write grants.

Analyzing the Infrastructure Act: What Tribal Leaders Should be Thinking About

Analyzing the Infrastructure Act: What Tribal Leaders Should be Thinking About

The 2021 Infrastructure Investments & Jobs Act is a tremendous opportunity for Tribal Nations to address community needs and build Tribal economies for the next generations. In this article, I want to focus on not just the dollars involved but how Tribal Leaders should be thinking about this funding and the best approach to utilizing it. Here are my key takeaways as we consider the Infrastructure Act

Rethinking Broadband Opportunities in Indian Country

Rethinking Broadband Opportunities in Indian Country

Introduction With the unprecedented focus on the usage of internet services during the COVID-19 pandemic, broadband access has become even more of an important consideration for Tribal communities. Internet access has become a necessity, and investing in broadband...

Using Taxation to Make Stronger Economies

Using Taxation to Make Stronger Economies

A Low Risk, High Potential Return Opportunity It is a Nation's inherent sovereign authority to regulate the conduct of persons and activities within its territory and jurisdiction, including the control of economic activity within its boundaries which includes a...

Tribal Economies: The Case for Diversification

Tribal Economies: The Case for Diversification

In May, the President released his proposed budget with major cuts that will directly impact tribes across Indian Country. And as the growth of Indian gaming has begun to slow, now more than ever tribal governments should be focused on diversifying their portfolios as...